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Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 1,069,841
Posted By spoof
What have I done?

Been casually strafing CL for a DR 650 with all the right qualifications when I stumbled on an NX 650 in the state upstairs.

One thing led to another. Read the entirety of this crazy thread....
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 879,093
Posted By spoof
http://spoof.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/April-20-2013...

http://spoof.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/April-20-2013/i-SbVXfL4/0/O/fsoup-grimace.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-13-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 30,293
Posted By spoof
Looking forward to this for sure.

Looking forward to this for sure.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-13-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 226,756
Posted By spoof
That's because it's basically like marketing to...

That's because it's basically like marketing to everybody's grandpa or dad as a young man. It's just that your grandpa wasn't a douche bag, so our Spidey-sense get's weird.

I mean, at least, MY...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 879,093
Posted By spoof
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-05-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,257
Posted By spoof
True enough. I dig the spokes, but I like the...

True enough. I dig the spokes, but I like the lighter weight and tubeless nature of the cast wheels more.

I like to imagine a lively parts swapping thread somewhere....but it might just be people...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,257
Posted By spoof
The FrankenScrambler I like to think about...

The FrankenScrambler I like to think about piecing together or hipstamizing or whatever it is, would be along the lines of a classic, full throttle, urban enduro mash up.
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-01-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,257
Posted By spoof
Cheers, John. And Happy New Year.

Cheers, John. And Happy New Year.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-31-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,257
Posted By spoof
When you keep running into people who are...

When you keep running into people who are behaving like assholes...

...well, eventually, logic would demand that you examine who is in fact the asshole.

Sometimes you make insightful...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-30-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 226,756
Posted By spoof
Thanks, Kip. Pro Italia is a nice shop. Use...

Thanks, Kip.

Pro Italia is a nice shop. Use to go there and drool (and drool and drool) way back in my California days and vintage Guzzi days.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 226,756
Posted By spoof
You got the schedule for the rest of the country...

You got the schedule for the rest of the country too? Additional vans?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 226,756
Posted By spoof
That's my thinking...although I find Janssen's...

That's my thinking...although I find Janssen's concepts to be alarming, this is an exciting opportunity that's coming along at the right time--ie, just as a lot of tools are becoming democratized...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 226,756
Posted By spoof
:clap

:clap
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 226,756
Posted By spoof
http://spoof.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/momos/498308_...

http://spoof.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/momos/498308_ZZVSsw#!i=3773840255&k=kbrxKLt
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-12-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 226,756
Posted By spoof
I like that Ultimate Motorcycling review...seems...

I like that Ultimate Motorcycling review...seems a little more detailed on some of the specifics and I didn't mind this paragraph:

"Oh, speaking of that, I did take the 2015 Ducati Scrambler Icon...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-12-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,174
Views: 226,756
Posted By spoof
A standard...

...that's a lot like a standard.

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/reviews/ducati-scrambler-icon-review/
Forum: Racing 04-12-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 509,616
Posted By spoof
Everything about that watch commercial is...

Everything about that watch commercial is idiotic.

Except for the Ural. That's the real chick magnet.
Forum: Racing 04-03-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 24,388
Posted By spoof
I think we're just lucky that we can't see where...

I think we're just lucky that we can't see where Jorge and Marc have their hands.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-11-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,083
Posted By spoof
Why not just show the kids down at the track what...

Why not just show the kids down at the track what can be done on the stock wheel size. People are generally surprised. You won't win actual races, but you'll hand plenty of GSXRs their asses on a hot...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,990
Posted By spoof
FWIW, I love riding in torrential downpours....

FWIW, I love riding in torrential downpours. Wicked, stupid love it.

Not in the way that I get excited about leaving my house in one, but when I'm on the open road and I get trapped, my mouth...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-08-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,388
Posted By spoof
I'd do it on my 800 GS, but that's what I have...

I'd do it on my 800 GS, but that's what I have now. I would have happily done it on my Buell XB12X--my previous bike--and it would have been a pleasure.

If, like you, I were buying a bike for this...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,227
Posted By spoof
I consider the medium to be HUGE. I bought it a...

I consider the medium to be HUGE. I bought it a few years ago and wish very much that I had bought the small.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,147
Posted By spoof
On the stock 800 screen?

On the stock 800 screen?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,369
Posted By spoof
Should work just to do it from a hose fitting....

Should work just to do it from a hose fitting....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,890
Posted By spoof
There have been Antenna Ring problems on GS8s....

There have been Antenna Ring problems on GS8s. Probably remedied now, but at this early stage i would travel with a spare if I were leaving civilization for long or heading south of the border.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-19-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 136,588
Posted By spoof
Love the Renazco on my DRZ. LOVE. If I ever...

Love the Renazco on my DRZ. LOVE.

If I ever get a new seat for the 800GS, it'll be Renazco.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,314
Posted By spoof
I've just recently traded my XB12X in on an...

I've just recently traded my XB12X in on an 800gs.

I expect to pay significantly more for parts and for the rare occasion that I have a dealer service of some kind performed.

I don't find the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,428
Posted By spoof
You guys are cute. I'd like to know more about...

You guys are cute. I'd like to know more about these "many people" and "most 'home mechanics'" who lay down the dosh for a brand new bikes and then screw them up out of ignorance. Sounds like a big,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,428
Posted By spoof
:nod and being a "certified mechanic" has...

:nod

and being a "certified mechanic" has nothing zip nada zilch to do with it. But sheesh, hopefully the OP has just done his service or had it done and is over it all by now
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,960
Posted By spoof
I owned a Buell Ulysses and a turbo Impreza GT...

I owned a Buell Ulysses and a turbo Impreza GT Wagon. Nice sleeper with a little more refinement than the WRX and a place to put my dogs. Enjoyed both vehicles immensely, but never thought of them as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,428
Posted By spoof
Feel free to clarify what you're insinuating....

Feel free to clarify what you're insinuating. Doing your own regular maintenance cannot nullify your warranty in the United States. Makes no difference if you are a "certified" mechanic or not.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,777
Posted By spoof
No, you don't. But they won't hurt in the sand.

No, you don't. But they won't hurt in the sand.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,960
Posted By spoof
Still chuckling. Although every car that tries to...

Still chuckling. Although every car that tries to kill me is invariably a Subaru Forester or a PT Cruiser. Haven't had a wee strom have a go yet.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,960
Posted By spoof
:rofl He speaks the truth! ...

:rofl
He speaks the truth!
http://www.theautochannel.com/media/photos/subaru/1998/98_subaru_forester.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,428
Posted By spoof
Lies, lies, lies, lies...

Lies, lies, lies, lies (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnuson-Moss_Warranty_Act)
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,747
Posted By spoof
Haha... I like the part when he cuts through some...

Haha... I like the part when he cuts through some dry reeds as though it's tough off-roading. I love my 800gs, but that's some funny direction to show off the bike's prowess.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,960
Posted By spoof
It doesn't look like you're cramped.... ...

It doesn't look like you're cramped....

...but it also doesn't look like a spot where you should need five guys to get the bike through.:uhoh


Just ribbing you---I know photos can be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,747
Posted By spoof
Sweet. I don't know about "far...

Sweet.



I don't know about "far superior" but I'll admit that 18" tire selection is nice to have.



OK, it costs some $$$ on the BMW, but it is easily switched off and on
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,237
Posted By spoof
Took my EEE PC through Mexico and Guatemala last...

Took my EEE PC through Mexico and Guatemala last year. Small, solid-state hard drive. Good wireless pick up. Worked great.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,747
Posted By spoof
Sounds like a good choice to have to make. I...

Sounds like a good choice to have to make. I doubt you can go wrong. I happen to have a new f800gs that I'm loving and I would say it is way more comparable to the KTM that the BMW 1200 in terms of...
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